Texas Shoulder Dystocia Lawyers

Attorneys Handling Medically Negligent Infant Shoulder Dystocia Lawsuits

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Shoulder Dystocia is Preventable

When the shoulder of an infant is lodged against the mother´s pelvic bone after the head has come through, the baby may suffer from shoulder dystocia. Your medical professional should be well-trained to release the baby´s shoulder by using a variety of techniques.

Unfortunately, sometimes the techniques are used incorrectly or the doctor does not identify that there is an issue and increases pressure on the baby´s neck in an attempt to pull it through. This can cause severe complications such as Erb´s palsy, broken bones or the baby may suffer from a lack of oxygen causing cerebral palsy. If your baby has suffered shoulder dystocia due to a negligent mistake, an experienced Houston attorney can assist you with your potential lawsuit.

Tenacious Advocacy to Make Negligent Parties Liable, Compassion and Empathy for You and Your Family

Hastings Law Firm is well-known for its tenacity and dedication to represent clients throughout Texas. Tommy Hastings has a history spanning more than 10 years in assisting those who have suffered negligence to recover compensation. He has secured millions of dollars through trials and negotiations for the damage caused to his clients.

Our office is a comfortable and warm environment and our staff work hard to ensure you feel welcome and cared for during this distressing time. This helps us develop a connection with you and your case. As a result, everyone has a personal incentive to fight to obtain a successful outcome for you.

Possible Complications That Involve Shoulder Dystocia

If the mother weighs more than average, has diabetes or the baby is too big to pass through, shoulder dystocia may result. However, sometimes it happens even though none of these risks are present. If delivery staff make an incorrect decision, your child may suffer an injury that will impact the rest of their life.

Our lawyers confer with medical experts to review your child´s trauma and pinpoint whether it resulted from malpractice. We have the knowledge and ability to assist you in achieving justice for the suffering caused to your entire family.

Shoulder Dystocia May Impact the Entire Life of Your Baby – We Are Here to Assist You in Securing Justice for the Suffering Caused

The experienced lawyers of The Hastings Law Firm are tenacious representatives of individuals and families throughout Texas who have suffered as a result of negligence. If you believe that your baby has sustained a birth injury due to a lack of proper care by your medical professional, we strongly recommend that you contact us without delay. We will begin with a complimentary and private consultation to ensure you understand your legal rights and your options going forward. Call our medical malpractice lawyer in Texas at 877-269-4620 or write to us on the web to arrange your free first appointment. We further note that our cases are dealt with on a contingency basis. This means that you will not be charged our fee unless we secure compensation on your behalf.



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We represent clients from all across Texas. If you or a loved one has been injured by medical negligence of a healthcare provider or facility, contact us now for a free consultation. Our personal injury attorneys will review the details of your case, make sure you understand your legal rights, and discuss the possibilities of a lawsuit. Call us at the number below or complete the form and a member of our staff will contact you as soon as possible. All consultations are strictly confidential.




Average Rating 5 out of 5 stars
 based on 53 reviews

Fantastic law firm! Getting our negligence case settled took longer than originally expected but in the end the results were well worth it. Mr. Hastings and his office were always professional, polite, and thorough in explaining my case to me. Bug thanks to him and his staff for helping me through this ordeal.

Gus Morton

We couldn’t have made a better choice by hiring the Hastings Law Firm to represent us. The staff was always professional but they showed real concern for our case and made it personal. If you need a great law firm, I would happily recommend them.

Ernie Wolford

Tommy is a great guy, genuinely concerned about his clients. This is evident in not only how he runs his firm but the fact that he chose to focus on medmal, something other attorneys have abandoned. If you’re looking for someone that will fight for you tooth and nail, he’s your man.


Tommy Hastings and his staff provided a much needed voice for us during our crisis. His attention to detail went beyond the scope of simply practicing law. He is honest, informative, pragmatic and communicated well with us from start to finish. In a sea full of competing attorneys, Tommy has cast a reputation for himself as the very best. I highly recommend his services.

Kellie Rhodes

Tommy Hastings went above and beyond during my crisis. He genuinely cares about his clients and delivered a straight-forward, honest method to resolve my issue as quick as possible. If you want the best of the best then look no further. You’ve found him.

Kendall Webb

I was represented better than I could have ever imagined. My needs were put first and was treated as a friend rather than a number. My opinions were valued, my nerves were calmed and the process was always explained. Tommy Hastings and his staff go above and beyond! I couldn’t have asked for a better law firm or attorney!

Joy Love

I can’t say enough great things about this law firm. The staff was friendly and courteous every step of the way. They kept me informed and explained all of my options. Tommy was amazing to work with and I couldn’t be more satisfied with my outcome. If I could give him 10 stars, I would. If you don’t go with Hastings, you are doing yourself a disservice. Highly recommend.

Misty Peterson

I would highly recommend Tommy and his law firm. He represented us in a case where a simple surgery left my mother permanently disabled. His staff was very professional and diligent and kept me well informed throughout the case. In the end we are happy with the settlement she received and feel lucky to have had Tommy as our attorney.

Earica Robert

My brother had an unnecessary surgery which left him with severe neurological issues. We called several attorneys but chose Hastings because of their focus on cases like this. While the case is still pending, we’ve already received a settlement offer that was very close to what we were looking for. Many thanks go out to Tommy and his great team!

Devin Schumacher

We’re blessed to have found the Hastings law firm. Tommy and Greg were outstanding! Both attorneys were very responsive, professional, and helpful with any questions we had about our case. Their entire staff went above and beyond to keep us updated and most of all, calm. My family feels as though we have been made (mostly) whole again. Thank you both for your hard work.

Amy Word



Tommy Hastings and his team of personal injury attorneys have successfully tried and settled thousands of medical negligence lawsuits across Texas & Florida, resulting in the recovery of millions of dollars in compensation for their clients. These results have earned them the reputation of being one of the best medical malpractice plaintiff firms in the nation.